Mike Spinelli of DRIVE sits down with BMW’s V.P. of Engineering, Albert Biermann, to talk about how they approached the F80 M3 and F82 M4, why they’re so good, and why it’s all about steering.
Some new X5M and X6M wallpapers for your desktop!
Here’s some first looks at the cars of SEMA — the ones on display outside the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Masakuni Hosobuchi, owner of every BMW M model ever produced(!) and chairman of BMW Club Japan, received his BMW M1 procar this morning at the BMW Welt | BMW Museum. Restored by BMW Classic.
F80 M3 Austin Yellow 6MT CCB
-KW Two-way Club Sport external reservoir coil overs
-HRE Wheels Classic 303M Monoblocks
-OEM Performance CF Splitters with painted lower tray
-OEM Performance M4 Side Skirt extensions modified for M3
-ACM Sport Rear Diffuser
-Custom blacked out front winglet
TAG Motorsports presents their Black Betty M4 for SEMA.
The car will be showcased with the Akrapovic booth this year and is currently equipped with the Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust system.
The first online 360 degree visualizers for the 2015 X5 M and X6 M has appeared on BMW.DE.
It confirms all the exterior and interior colors available.
There are 8 exterior color options:
Long Beach Blue
Russian billionaire Viktor Kharitonin reportedly buys controlling share in Nurburgring
Our friend Dale Lomas over at Bridgetogantry.com is reporting that our beloved ‘Ring has been sold again. Well… actually it’s Wirtschafts Woche that is reporting the sale. Dale has just translated the article and let his followers on BtG and PistonHeads know.
The Nurburgring seemingly has a new owner, as Russian billionaire Viktor Kharitonin has reportedly swooped into the void left by a struggling Capricorn. So says respected German business weekly Wirtschafts Woche.
The state of … CONTINUED
Vorsteiner reveals their F82 M4 GTRS4 Widebody ahead of the SEMA debut next week.
The Special Edition GTRS4 Package Includes:
ZIMA Motorsports presents their 2014 BMW M4 build for SEMA 2014:
SEMA is on the forefront for many manufactures out there bringing out the best of the best. Our car will be featured in the CCW Wheels / Weld Racing booth #24957
Project Bella has been being built for SEMA since the arrival of the car about 2 months ago. We first started out with creating a set of our very own DP’s and from their the project kicked off.
The car’s exterior features a number of … CONTINUED
Sport Auto has a story on the new X5M/X6M and quotes Herbert Bayerl, project leader for the car.
-The new car will “pulverize” the RR Sport’s *Ring lap record of 8:14
-The X6M is now at the performance level of the E9x M3
-No special parts needed to set the lap times
-No plans to set a record by BMW. “We’ll leave that to you guys” laughs Bayerl…
X6 M at the level of the old M3
How about, for example, with a good 20 kilometer Nürburgring-Nordschleife? In his three … CONTINUED
We’ve uploaded a ton of videos for the all new 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86), including an interview with Albert Biermann, head engineer at BMW M.
The F85 and F86 looking great under the studio lights at Auto Bild’s facilities.
Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire tests the 228i M Sport on the track.
You’ve seen the specs and details behind the new X5 M and X6 M in our Official Thread, now see how they compare to their predecessors, both on paper and visually.
Introducing the 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86)!
The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M see BMW M GmbH setting the pace once again in the high-performance Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segment. When the previous generation of the two vehicles arrived in 2009, it was the first time the high-performance character distilled by BMW M GmbH had been transplanted into an all- wheel-drive BMW X model. The result was class-leading dynamics. The new BMW … CONTINUED
EVO takes the BMW i8 out against the R8 and 911.
Can the i8 possibly keep up against these sports car icons? Read on…
This week on Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago pits the BMW M4 versus the Lexus RCF in a battle of tire smoking glory. Also, they find out which one is faster and more fun to drive by visiting the test track, the infamous winding road at Hyundai